Cover image for lecture: Holistic Assessment of Pain in a Traumatised Older Person

Lecture Overview

Assessing an older person who is experiencing pain as a result of trauma can be challenging. However, without that critical holistic assessment it is not possible to effectively help to the manage pain. This session will look at assessment tools for determining acute pain and chronic pain in a variety of situations.


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Dale Long

Dale Long is a Registered Nurse who has worked in various cancer care, palliative care, and pain management roles in inpatient and domiciliary settings for the past 25 years in both Victoria and Queensland. She is an experienced presenter with a strong commitment to educating nurses to improve the quality of pain management delivered to patients. Dale is a member of the Australian Pain Society.




38 Total Rating(s)

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Jonesie Maureen Pama
30 Nov 2018

Very good

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Lesley Hoye
31 Oct 2018

Thank you. Reinforces all previous knowledge and encourages reflection on own and colleagues actions, understanding and commitment

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annabel jane rogers
30 May 2018

very useful. I can apply what I learnt in the aged care facility where I work.

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Stephen Dunk
30 May 2018

an interesting area

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Alison Ford
22 May 2018

Excellent presentation, great to refresh.

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Edmond Thaw
20 May 2018

Excellent presentation very relevant.

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Soumya bhaskara
07 May 2018

Very informative highly recommended.

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Dorothy Bardoutsos
04 May 2018

Excellent lecture

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Jenna He
01 May 2018

Thank you for your input! I feel so empowered by having your presentation. :)

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Jennifer Margaret Polglase
27 Apr 2018

A very imformative educator. She covered all aspects of this subject very well.